Local Iwi and residents in Gisborne are welcoming a decision by the NZ Geographic board to support the dual name proposal for the "Tūranganui a Kiwa / Poverty Bay" region.
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Ngāi Taiwhakaea win the bid to buy land however it is bittersweet
More than one hundred descendants of Ngāi Taiwhakaea hapū of Ngāti Awa gathered in a peaceful protest as shareholders from the Whakatāne Golf Club vote to sell a piece of their land which was originally occupied by local Māori before the land wars.
'Nigger' place names will be no more
Racist location names are being scrapped and replaced with Māori names following a complaint to the New Zealand Geographic Board earlier this year.